Wednesday 17 November 2021

BritishNewspaperArchives passes another milestone: 46m pages

The (BNA – the online database of the British Library's newspaper collection) passed another milestone this week and today holds a total of 46,208,982 pages of digitised newsprint published in Britain, the island of Ireland, and some former colonies around the world.

While the BNA;s Irish collection hasn't seen any new titles making a debut in the database over the last several months, some of the papers already in the online holding have been topped up recently. In the last 30 days, for example, the following titles have had extra editions added:

  • The Waterford Star
  • Irish Times.
  • Strabane Chronicle
  • Strabane Weekly News
  • Newry Reporter
  • County Down Spectator and Ulster Standard

The BNA's database can be accessed via the link above or through FindMyPast (depending on subscription type) and currently includes 213 Irish publications.

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